While flipping trough the pages of the most recent Turkish issue, you can find a mosaic-style photo of Roma girls playing volleyball, an article about the Persians of Anatolia, information about Iron Age civilizations such as the Urartians
-- known for their mining activities -- and a news announcement featuring photographs of archaeological research conducted on an ancient site.
One more clue to this statement is the presence of FVL in Urartians
The dice dates from Urartians
. Thus, history of the games changed.
For the origins of the name "Kola" as a derivation from "Kulha," a name that Urartians
had given to a group of invaders, see Parsegian, "The Vale of Kola," 122.
The earliest Armenian history was related to the Hittites and the Urartians
as well as with the peoples of Mesopotamia.
from the mountainous regions of Lake Van were for a long time the greatest enemies of the Assyrians, but much of their culture came from the Assyrians.
They included the Late Hittites in southeastern Anatolia and northern Syria, the Urartians
in the region of Lake Van and parts of Iran, the Phrygians in central and southeastern Anatolia, the Lydians, Carians and Lycians in the west and southwest, and, on the western coastal fringe, the Ionians.
For example, a paragraph arguing that the Urartians
regarded Hatti as extending east of the Euphrates appears in note 64 on I: 35 and is then repeated verbatim in the text on I: 36-37.
She rightly concludes, "despite their geographical position and their entanglement with Assyrians, Urartians
, Persians, Arabs, and Turks, both ancient and early medieval Armenians have a European significance.
3000 to 330 B.C.), a wide geographical area (Egypt, the Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and western Iran), and numerous different cultures and peoples (in particular, Akkadians, Arameans, Assyrians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Elamites, Hittites, Hurrians, Israelites, Persians, Phoenicians, Sumerians, Urartians
Schmitt discusses Urartian
influence in Achaemenid Iran, chiefly in royal inscriptions.